Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
The Organic Stream
EPISODE SUMMARY In part one of our Best Practices episode, we took a look at strategies for building strong partnerships and for a successful roll-out. In this final episode, we’re picking up where we left off. We explore San Francisco's best practices in gaining trust with their outreach strategies; go in-depth with Seattle's excellent education program; demonstrate the hands-on tracking system in Los Angeles; and discuss key policy measures that can impact a program's success.Links to other episodes in the Series:Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4 MADE POSSIBLE BY STREAMSORTStreamsort is a data collection tool designed for quick, easy and accurate material characterisation studies and analysis in the waste management sector. The use of data today is still based on archaic methods of collection and analysis. Streamsort brings data collection technology to the next level, by removing the cost of data entry, reducing the risk for mistakes, and making compelling and analysing data much easier. Request a free demo on www.streamsort.com. FEATURED EVENTSThe International Compost Roundtable, a side-event of the COP21 Climate Conference. December 4th, 2015. 14:45-18:30. Le Bourget, Paris.This event will bring together leading practitioners, cutting-edge researchers, and Global South representatives of local farming and cooperatives of waste pickers to look into the climate solutions around organic waste, particularly exploring the intersection between zero waste and agroecology. In cities around the world, practice is showing that tackling organic waste is key; while being part of the problem, its proper management in composting can turn it into a real solution for soil depletion, emission reduction from landfills and use of chemical fertilizers. COMPOST 2016. January 25th to 28th, 2016. Hyatt Regency - Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Organised by the United States Composting Council.Join the USCC at the world’s largest composting conference and exhibition for the organics management industry. Hear the latest from industry leaders about solving challenges in collecting organics, manufacturing and using compost, and producing renewable energy from organics. Visit their composting tradeshow to see the latest in equipment and tools for effective programs. of particular interest to listeners of this program will be the Session on Measuring Diversion Improvements from Enhanced Tenant Engagement at Multi-Family Dwellings, presented by Lily Kelly of Global Green. EPISODE SLIDESHOW Main picture by